Erin Andrews to miss next two episodes of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Erin Andrews arrives on the blue carpet for Super Bowl XLVII weekend on February 1, 2013. Andrews will be absent from "Dancing with the Stars" this week to support her boyfriend Jarret Stoll. File Photo by Ellis Lucia/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) — Erin Andrews will be absent this week from “Dancing with the Stars” in order to support her boyfriend, NHL star Jarret Stoll, during a family tragedy.

Andrews’ absence was confirmed by her DWTS co-host Tom Bergeron on Twitter Sunday, who noted, “My pal @ErinAndrews will be absent from @DancingABC this week to support @jarretstoll whose nephew passed away.”

“Sending hugs and condolences,” he continued.

In a separate tweet, Bergeron mentioned that he will be joined by another co-host for Tuesday’s episode however, he will be left to anchor the dancing competition by himself on Monday.

Andrews has yet to comment on her absence from “Dancing with the Stars” or the death of Stoll’s nephew.


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